Cinder Cone Volcano Facts: Lesson for Kids


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Cinder cone volcanoes are rarely more than _____ tall.

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1. The hole in the center of the cinder cone is called a _____.

2. Cinder cone volcanoes form when molten rock, called _____, breaks through the Earth's surface.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You probably know the basic facts about volcanoes, but what about different types of volcanoes? One specific type of volcano is called a cinder cone volcano, and you can go over important facts about it by answering these quiz and worksheet questions. Use this quiz and worksheet to review how these volcanoes form and their specific parts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • The height of cinder cone volcanoes
  • The different parts of cinder cone volcanoes
  • How they form
  • Magma

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - answer these quiz and worksheet questions to test your memory of the different facts about cinder cone volcanoes
  • Reading comprehension - see if you understand what you have read about how cinder cone volcanoes form
  • Knowledge application - pick out the correct facts about cinder cone volcanoes in our multiple-choice questions

Additional Learning

Get more facts about these volcanoes with the lesson called Cinder Cone Volcano Facts: Lesson for Kids. In this lesson, you will learn:

  • The definition and features of cinder cone volcanoes
  • How cinder cone volcanoes form
  • The role of magma
  • Famous cinder cone volcanoes